House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P059B.pdf)
That the Committee on the Judiciary be directed to enquire into the expediency of repealing the law where by Innholders & others persons are licensed to retail spiritous liquors. Sent up for concurrence.
On motion by Mr Emery of Montville, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be directed to inquire into the expediency of so altering the law regulating divorces, so that the wife, who has a notorious drunken, abusive husband may have the liberty without any expense to herself of giving him a Bill divorcement. Sent up for concurrence.
On motion of Mr Hobbs of Eastport, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of making permanent provision by law for the purchase of the usual number of Reports of decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court for the use of the State & for the more speedy publication of said reports. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Robert Skillings & others to be incorporated into a Company to be called the South Paris Aqueduct Company, was read & referred to the Committee on Interior Waters. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Inhabitants of Freedom & Montville for an alteration of their town lines, was read & referred to the Committee on the Division of Towns. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of John Lee & others for an act incorporating Kenches Mountain Granite Company, was read and referred to the Committee on Manufactures.
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